POTD: The Geography of Survival #19 (That’ll Do Pig)

The Geography of Survival #19 (That’ll Do Pig)
Bozeman, Montana
2017

I have walked by this tree literally hundreds of times on my almost daily walk over the years and yesterday was the first time I ever noticed this laughing pig by the side of the road.

4 thoughts on “POTD: The Geography of Survival #19 (That’ll Do Pig)”

  1. It’s strange that I can walk by something that has been there for probably ever and never notice the photographic potentials. At other times I walk by something that I have photographed before and try to find the composition and It just doesn’t seem to be there.

    “Be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence.” – Minor White

    You were in a receptive mind.

    1. Pattern, symmetry, texture, light, color (or tonality in the case of black and white) and other elements of a scene are all things the photographic pundits will tell are important elements of making a good photograph. The state of the photographer’s mind is much less often mentioned but perhaps the most crucial element of success in image making.

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